After nearly a full week of intense public reaction to a series of newspaper stories critical of the Port of Vancouver's practices under the state's open public meetings and records laws, one port commissioner called The Columbian's investigation a disappointment, while another shrugged it off as a rerun of past articles.
By The Columbian May 21, 2015 6 a.m.
A new list by MileCards.com of the 10 best and worst U.S. airports for summer delays ranks Portland International Airport as the sixth-best in the nation for on-time arrivals during the summer travel season.
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press May 21, 2015 6 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Nate Waits wakes up before 3 a.m. four days a week to get to his job at a Bentonville, Ark., distribution center for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The former Marine is among more than 92,000 veterans the company has hired in the past two years.
By Kaitlin Gillespie May 20, 2015 9:18 p.m.
The fate of nearly a fifth of the Columbia River Economic Development Council's non-grant funding is in limbo after Clark County Councilor David Madore accused the agency of lobbying for the Columbia River Crossing.
By Aaron Corvin May 20, 2015 5:53 p.m.
A Vancouver resident has filed two petitions with the Clark County elections office seeking to recall from office Port of Vancouver commissioners Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe.
By Alejandra Cancino and Jessica Wohl, Chicago Tribune May 20, 2015 5:21 p.m.
OAK BROOK, Ill. — Union staffers involved in the Fight for $15 campaign set up a stage Wednesday morning between McDonald's headquarters in this Chicago suburb and a restaurant that was closed in anticipation of Wednesday's demonstrations, demanding increased hourly wages for the burger giant's front-line workers.
By Associated Press May 20, 2015 4:52 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. housing market has given a sudden jolt to what appeared to be a slumping economy.
By Associated Press May 20, 2015 4:32 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution.
By The Columbian May 20, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, is hosting her fifth annual jobs fair in Vancouver from 9 a.m. to noon June 8 at the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay, 100 Columbia St.
By CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press May 20, 2015 1:52 p.m.
WASHINGTON — In Congress' roiling debate over trade, one senator calls his efforts to protect the U.S. catfish industry a matter of averting "the dangers of exposure to foreign agriculture drugs."
By Rachel La Corte, Associated Press May 20, 2015 12:22 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington state's unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent last month, the lowest it's been in nearly seven years, officials said Wednesday.
By Michelle Singletary May 20, 2015 6 a.m.
An elderly woman came up to me recently and asked whether I still use the term "shacking up."
By The Columbian May 20, 2015 6 a.m.
Partners in Careers is hosting a free job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at its offices, 3210 N.E. 52nd St. in Vancouver. Employers represented at the fair will include Bushwackers, UPS, Charter Communications, C-Tran, Xerox, Riverview Communty Bank, McDonalds, Comcast, Lowes and more.